I have half a mind to tell the world how it has been humbugged!'
That will do all mighty well with the outer world, but I am not to be humbugged.
The reply was: 'I showed Beust your note, and he thinks you have been humbugged.'
Can't be humbugged, and keeps a secret as a steel-trap holds a rat.
What a fool I was to let myself be humbugged by the girl in that way!